Big River raises over $7,000 for turkey drive

Sunday, January 6, 2013
Turkey Drive, from left: Lauren Dirnberger, marketing associate for Big River Telephone: Major Ben Stillwell with The Salvation Army, and Dennis Marchi, store manager of Schnucks. (Submitted photo)

The annual Big River Telephone turkey drive raised more than $7,000 from Nov. 1 through Dec. 21. This is the largest amount raised in the drive's nine year history. Proceeds and items donated benefited the Salvation Army's community Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. The turkey drive was sponsored by Big River Telephone Company, Schnucks and Withers Broadcasting.

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